Publish date: February 10th 2009
Publisher: Bond Street Books
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Book Club
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Literary Fiction
To say that the book blurb on this novel is misleading would probably be an understatement. I'm not entirely sure what the publishers were thinking, but "magic" this book is not. Intriguing? Certainly. Thought-provoking? Definitely. Magic? No. While the writing was lovely - and it was. There were ...
Little Bee was one of those books that had been on my radar, but I wasn't in a huge rush to read it. In fact, I wasn't sure if I wanted to read it. I'm not sure why I didn't want to read it. Or why I wanted to read it. I guess it was one of those books that you hear about, over and over again, but n...
This book kept me up for days after reading it.
Note: The review below was taken directly from my Goodreads account. Warning: There are minor spoilers in this review. So, so much better than his first book. It doesn't feel as gimmicky, the writing itself is better and the story is more interesting (personally). Cleave seems to have done his...
Little Bee is a Nigerian refugee. We meet her, in a narrative related in her own, unique voice, as she is leaving the British detention center where she's spent the last two years. Little Bee is sixteen years old and has seen and endured far more than any person should in an entire life, let alone...